Template:verb

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This template is used as a part of speech header for verbs.

Usage

{{verb
| 1 = Plain form
| 2 = Third-person singular
| 3 = Past tense
| 4 = Past particle
| 5 = Present participle
}}

Note: {{{2}}} may be used for short-cuts as explained in the examples below.

Examples

Regular verbs

For regular verbs, use {{verb}} to make:

Plain form
verb

Third-person singular
verbs

Past tense
verbed

Past participle
verbed

Present participle
verbing

Different plain form (usually used for derived word forms)

To use a different verb from the pagename, use {{verb|talk}} to make:

Plain form
talk

Third-person singular
talks

Past tense
talked

Past participle
talked

Present participle
talking

Verbs ending with "e"

For most regular verbs ending in e, use {{verb|bak|e}} to make:

Plain form
bake

Third-person singular
bakes

Past tense
baked

Past participle
baked

Present participle
baking

Verbs ending with "y"

For most regular verbs ending in y, use {{verb|hurr|y}} to make:

Plain form
hurry

Third-person singular
hurries

Past tense
hurried

Past participle
hurried

Present participle
hurrying

Verbs with double consonants

For most regular verbs with a double consonant (a letter that is sometimes there one time and sometimes two times) use {{verb|grip|p}} to make:

Plain form
grip

Third-person singular
grips

Past tense
gripped

Past participle
gripped

Present participle
gripping

Regular verbs that add "es"

For most regular verbs that add "es" because they end in a sound like "s", "sh", "ch", etc., use {{verb|push|es}} to make:

Plain form
push

Third-person singular
pushes

Past tense
pushed

Past participle
pushed

Present participle
pushing

Other verbs

For other regular verbs, (any verb where past tense and past participle are the same) use {{verb|agree|agrees|agreed|agreeing}} to make:

Plain form
agree

Third-person singular
agrees

Past tense
agreed

Past participle
agreed

Present participle
agreeing

Irregular verbs

For irregular verbs, use {{verb|take|takes|took|taken|taking}} to make:

Plain form
take

Third-person singular
takes

Past tense
took

Past participle
taken

Present participle
taking

TemplateData

This is the TemplateData documentation for the template used by the new VisualEditor.

Verb

Template for adding a parts of speech header to verbs.

Template parameters

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Plain form1

The plain form of the verb.

Default
{{PAGENAME}}
Stringoptional
Third-person singular2

The third-person singular form of the verb.

Stringoptional
Past tense3

The past tense form of the verb.

Stringoptional
Past participle4

The past participle form of the verb.

Stringoptional
Present participle5

The present participle form of the verb.

Stringoptional

See also